Throughout the warmer months in the U.S., on average every week, a child under the age of two dies from being left alone in a car. How does this happen? According to nationwide data collected by Golden Gate Weather Services:
Tips for keeping your baby safe in your car
1. Leave Reminders!
After you buckle your child up in their appropriate child safety restraint, leave reminders on the back floor next to your child, such as a briefcase, a purse or a cell phone (something needed at your final destination). This is especially important if you’re not following your normal routine such as a different parent taking the baby to day care. Also request that your day care provider or babysitter call you anytime the baby does not show up. This prevents forgetfulness during a change in routine.
State laws prohibiting leaving a child alone in a motor vehicle
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